Newell’s won on a historic night for the Argentine Cup

Newell’s won on a historic night for the Argentine Cup

Newells beat Deportivo Riestra 1-0 with a goal from Guillermo May and advanced to the round of 16 of the Argentine Cup in a match that had everything on the Patronato de Paraná field.

The match ended in scandal: after Ariel Penel’s final whistle, the players from both teams quickly went from verbal exchanges and struggles to fights. In at least two sectors of the playing field, a fight broke out that seemed to have no end and with many involved.

In the midst of uncertainty: the referees looked on in dismay and some security personnel managed to separate those who were fighting. But without the fight ending, the Newell’s fans knocked down a fence and did not enter because the Entre Ríos police prevented them with a police cordon.

Embed – 16th round: Deportivo Riestra 0 – Newell’s 1

The tumult did not escalate but will continue in the disciplinary courts of Buenos Aires after the referee delivers the relevant report of his view on what happened.

On a football level, the team led by the Uruguayan Mauricio Larriera will be measured in the next instance with Students of La Plata either Central Córdoba of Santiago del Estero.

History or just irresponsibility?

The left back of Deportivo Riestra Mateo Apolonio became the youngest player in history to debut in Argentine soccer at just 14 years oldin the match where his club lost 1 to 0 against Newell’s in the Argentine Cup.

Apollonius, At 14 years and 29 days, he thus surpassed Sergio “Kun” Aguerowho had the record at 15 years, one month and three days.

Third place went to Diego Armando Maradonawho made his presentation with the Argentinos Juniors shirt when he was 15 years, 11 months and 20 days old.

Apolonio, who plays in the ninth division of the Villa Soldati team, started the game as a substitute and entered with the number 25 shirt 40 minutes into the match against the Rosario team, which was played at the Presbítero Grella stadium in Paraná, corresponding to the 16th finals of the Argentine Cup.

The young man was summoned by the coach of “Malevo”, Cristian the “Ogre” Fabbianiwho decided to put players from the sixth and seventh divisions on the substitute bench.

The youngest players to debut in the history of Argentine football

  • Mateo Apolonio: 14 years and 28 days at Deportivo Riestra.
  • Sergio Agüero: 15 years, one month and 3 days in Independiente.
  • Diego Armando Maradona: 15 years, 11 months and 20 days in Argentinos Juniors.
  • Denny Ramírez: 15 years, 11 months and 24 days at Boca Juniors.
  • Mateo Musacchio: 16 years, 3 months and 14 days in River.

Source: Ambito

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